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Racialized preferences in context: The geography of white opposition to welfare

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Research has shown that white Americans oppose welfare spending in part due to their racial prejudices. Yet, this conventional wisdom ignores the importance of local geography in determining whether whites are likely to view welfare in racialized terms. This article demonstrates that the effect of prejudice on whites’ welfare preferences depends on the salience of welfare's racialized image in a given geographic context. I present a novel application of the racial threat hypothesis—conceptual...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/rep.2018.26

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
University College
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Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics More from this journal
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Pages:
81-116
Publication date:
2018-09-17
Acceptance date:
2018-02-15
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EISSN:
2056-6085
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pubs:844150
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uuid:220f8bcd-7be2-420f-96af-3bf61fe01d1e
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pubs:844150
Source identifiers:
844150
Deposit date:
2018-04-25

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